The numbers are undoubtedly impressive...13 Billion words together with the text of 10,000 vacancies to draw upon as well as the ability to conduct interviews and interact with candidates with an animated avatar of Robot Vera. Yes Vera... However, it will be interesting to see greater detail on how this approach was viewed as an overall Candidate Experience.
It's well documented how a positive or negative impact can have on how the candidate feels about joining an organisation based on their hiring process. Bad news travels fast. In a recent survey, 60% of candidates reported having a poor experience with 72% of those sharing this either online or with a colleague/friend.
The robot recruiter is capable of interviewing 1,500 job candidates in nine hours, a task that would take human recruiters nine weeks.